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Stephen Simmons Contemplating Retirement After Askin Loss

Edinburgh’s Stephen "Monster" Simmons (18-3, 7 early) has admitted that he is contemplating retirement following his failure to win the British cruiserweight title against Blackpool-based Matty Askin ...Read More

Joe Joyce Destroys Donnie Palmer With Big Knockout in One

York Hall, London - Hot heavyweight prospect Joe Joyce (3-0, 3 KOs), who stands at 6'6, collided with someone who is even bigger, the 6'10 Donnie Palmer (9-2-1, 8 KOs) of the United States. It didn't ...Read More

Stephen Simmons Gearing Up For Battle With Matty Askin

Stephen Simmons readily admits becoming the first Scotsman to win the British cruiserweight title will be extra special if he achieves the feat on English soil on Saturday. Edinburgh's Simmons (18-2-K...Read More

Langford vs. Arnfield Gets New Date - BBBofC Notices Part 1

Tommy Langford versus Jack Arnfield looks to have a new date and venue after Steve Wood won the purse bids. The pair, who will contest the former’s British middleweight title, had been set to square o...Read More

Cheeseman Pulls Out Of Metcalf Clash, Langford-Arnfield, More

Tommy Langford will defend his British middleweight title against Jack Arnfield in the early part of next year. The pair will meet on February 10 at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool after Steve Wood wo...Read More

Daniel Dubois Set For English Tilt, Board Circulars, Horn Debut Set

Daniel Dubois could fight in a major step-up in the paid code in 2018. The Southern Area and WBC Youth heavyweight champion, who is 5-0 since turning over back in April, has been nominated for a shot ...Read More

Matty Askin Out Of British Title Clash With Stephen Simmons

Matty Askin has withdrawn from his British Cruiserweight title fight with challenger Stephen Simmons on October 6 in Edinburgh. The bout which formed part of a British title double header, to be scree...Read More

Andrew Selby in Line For Daigo Higa With WBC Eliminator Win

Andrew Selby (9-0, 5 KOs) had to get off the floor to secure himself a crack at the WBC world flyweight championship by comfortably outpointing Nicaragua’s Cristofer Rosales in Cardiff. Selby is now i...Read More

Craig Kennedy vs. Matty Askin, Now on May 26 In Cardiff

Craig Kennedy has had his next fight rescheduled. The Welshman, who campaigns at cruiserweight, will fight for the vacant British title next month. Kennedy (16-0, 8 KOs) is the IBF Inter-Continental t...Read More

Simmons Replaces Matty Askin In British Title Clash vs. Kennedy

Stephen Simmons has been drafted in to fight for the British title. The Scottish cruiserweight was handed the opportunity to face Craig Kennedy for the vacant strap after injury to Matty Askin. Kenned...Read More

Craig Kennedy vs. Matty Askin, For Vacant British Belt on March 11

Craig Kennedy and Matty Askin will meet later this year. The pair, who have been on a collision course since winning respective eliminator contests, are set to vie for the vacant British cruiserweight...Read More

Askin vs. McCarthy Postponed, Rescheduled For Nov 19

Tommy McCarthy has been ruled out of his next fight. The Belfast cruiserweight was set to box in a British title final eliminator with Matty Askin next weekend, exclusively live on VIP TV. But the cla...Read More

BBBoC news: Hearn wins the right to stage Smith versus Blackledge

The BBBoC released this month’s Championship circular today to clarify the British title situation and announce some key eliminators. With the heavyweight title currently vacant, the Board dropped st...Read More

McCarthy Beats Jon-Lewis Dickinson, Must Face Askin Next

Tommy McCarthy shone as he moved a step closer to a British title shot. The Belfast cruiserweight is now just a fight away from fighting for the prized Lonsdale belt after comfortably winning on point...Read More

Matty Askin, Jazza Dickens, Kevin Satchell Win in Liverpool

Matty Askin kept hold of his English cruiserweight title with a stoppage win in Liverpool. The Blackpool man moved to 20-3-1 (13 KOs) after Simon Barclay was pulled out by the doctor inside two rou...Read More

Flanagan-Mathews: Barclay Replaces Bennett Against Matty Askin

Lawrence Bennett has been ruled out of his next fight due to medical complications. The Jamaican-born southpaw had been set to face Matty Askin (19-3-1, 12 KOs) in a fierce rematch for the English ...Read More

Matty Askin Aims For Statement Win With Lawrence Bennett

Blackpool cruiserweight star Matty Askin says he's is in the shape of his life ahead of his big rematch with bitter rival Lawrence Bennett at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday 12th March, live and ex...Read More

Flanagan-Mathews: Zolani Tete To Face Jose Santos Gonzalez

South African superstar Zolani Tete, the former IBF World Super-Flyweight Champion, will face menacing Mexican Jose Santos Gonzalez for the Vacant IBF International Bantamweight title in his eagerly a...Read More

Terry Flanagan-Derry Mathews Undercard Officially Revealed

The action-packed undercard for the WBO World Lightweight showdown between Terry Flanagan and Derry Mathews on Saturday 13th February at the Liverpool Echo Arena has been confirmed and features a sens...Read More

Flanagan-Mathews: Askin vs. Bennett Rematch is Added

One of the more bizarre endings to a fight in 2015 will hopefully be more conclusive when its rematch takes place on February 13, 2016. As part of the undercard to Terry Flanagan's WBO World lightw...Read More